Thank you to all of our guests who attended our first 2015 event, The Daubert Dilemma, this past Wednesday in New York City.The exciting event featured insight and analysis from experienced, well-versed speakers. A special thank you to our sponsors, we truly could not have held this event without your support. LRANY is looking forward […]
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April 24, 2015 Response to Sheldon Silver’s Latest Indictment “While the latest charges against former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver should outrage New Yorkers, what is more outrageous is not what is illegal, but what is legal. According to press reports, Silver’s dealings with the lawsuit lending firm Counsel Financial are under investigation, but activities of […]
The New York Daily News published and exclusive article on the day of LRANY releasing our annual Power of Attorney report for 2015. This report analyzes the lobbying spending and political contributions of New York’s plaintiffs’ lawyer lobby. The report found that in 2014, plaintiffs’ lawyers, their lobbying groups, and associated Political Action Committees (PACs) spent […]
For Immediate Release April 22, 2015 Contact: Phoebe Stonbely firstname.lastname@example.org 518.512.5265 Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Lobby Shatters Previous Records for Lobbying, Political Contributions Political spending surged by 27%, lobbying up for the fifth year in a row (Albany, NY) – Today, the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY), a nonpartisan, nonprofit association focused on statewide civil […]
The New York plaintiffs’ bar is the biggest special interest you’ve never heard of. See the full report here.
NYCAL Issues Bombshell Decision, Ruling Exposure to Friction Products Is Incapable of Causing Mesothelioma and Rejecting the Cumulative Exposure Theory (NYCAL, April 13, 2015) By: Joseph J. Welter, Goldberg Segalla In a decision that could change the landscape of NYCAL asbestos litigation in New York, Justice Barbara Jaffe issued a post-trial decision following an $11 million verdict […]
April 1, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Suinlotz Illsueu2@Suinlotzfirm.com New York State Personal Injury Lawyers Association Announces Contingency Fairness Fee Proposal (Albany) – Today, the New York State Personal Injury Lawyers Association (NYSPILA) announced a new initiative to enhance access to justice for all New Yorkers. The proposal, dubbed “Contingency Fairness Fee” is aimed […]
April 1, 2015 Response to the Executive Budget from Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York Executive Director Tom Stebbins “We applaud lawmakers for reaching an agreement that will enhance the transparency of elected officials’ outside legal work. However, we are concerned that the new measures will do little to prevent corruption in cases where a […]